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Get the Look: 16 Capiz Shell Chandeliers

Following up on yesterdays 18 Rooms with Capiz Chandeliers, you might be thinking of buying one for yourself. Did any of the applications change your mind about how you think of the look? Not so kitschy, correct?

Here are 16 different capiz shell chandelier and pendant lights to consider hanging in your home, above the dining table, bathtub, or stairwell. I love the gray. And of course, I’d never turn down a piece designed by Verner Panton. Most of these capiz lights are quite affordable, hailing from Horchow, West Elm, and similar stores. 

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S H O P P I N G

1. Capiz Shell Chandelier

2. Dolce Capiz Shell Chandelier

3. Arteriors Home Southampton Shell Chandelier

4. Rectangular Bronze Capiz Chandelier

5. Round Grey Capiz Pendant

6. Oly Studio Serena Chandelier

7. Large Rectangular Gold Capiz Pendant

8. Alessandra Capiz Shell Chandelier

9. Handcrafted Capiz Light in Tide Pool

10. Verner Panton Fun 11 Pendant 

11. Verner Panton Fun 1 Pendant

12. Dripping Capiz Chandelier

13. Capiz Round Golc Pendant

14. Worlds Away Capiz Shell Chandelier

15. Island Paradise Capiz and Topaz Pendant

16. Aurora Capiz Shell Chandelier

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Get the Look: 34 Blue Velvet Sofas

If you’re feeling inspired by yesterday’s montage of rooms with blue velvet sofas, here are some options you can buy. Granted, some are more aqua, and some are chairs rather than sofas, but I’m pretty sure they’re all velvet, and after all, variety is a good thing.

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S H O P P I N G

1 1940s Canapé by Carlhian, $3,801 at 1st Dibs Paris.

2 Curved Sectional Sofa, $1,859.99 at Overstock.com,

3 4/5 Seat Dandy Sofa, £1,190 at Maisons Du Monde.

4 Up 3-Seater Aged Velvet Sofa at Fab.

5 Edie Chaise, $649 at Urban Outfitters.

6 1960s Style Arm Chairs at Lawson-Fenning.

7 Clapton Sofa, $3,816 at My Two Designers.

8 Curvy Loveseat, starting bid $1.04 on eBay.

9 Christopher Sofa, $5,701 at My Two Designers.

10 Edward Wormley Dunbars, $32,000/2 at Coverso 1stDibs.

11 Arden Chair, $1,595 at Jonathan Adler.

12 Circa 1910 Edwardian Sofa with Ticking at Branca 1stDibs.

13 Mid-Century Love Seat, $2,899 on eBay.

14 Versace Blue Velvet Wave Sofa.

15 Pierre Sofa, $1,299 at Z Gallerie.

16 Sofa 3031 5, 48,500 SEK at Svenskttenn.

17 Old Hickory Tannery City Sofa, $3,959 at Horchow.

18 Jasper Corner Sofa, from £2,168 at Leigh Harmer.

19 Merrill Bros. Sofa, $10,450 at Nancy Corzine, V&M.

20 Mid-Century Sectional, $1,600 on Etsy.

21 Button Tufted Chaise Settee, $383.99 at Target.

22 Jazz Sofa, $829 at Funky Sofa.

23 Tuxedo Club Chairs, $2,500/2 at Rubbish, V&M.

24 Worlds Away Cameron Chair, $1,838 at Zinc Door.

25 Liam Sofa, $2,425 at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

26 Chester Sofa, on sale, $649.99–$1,399 at West Elm.

27 Studio Sofa with Rosewood Veneer by Thomas Hucker.

28 Milo Baughman Wave Chaise, $4,800 at Showplace.

29 Butterfield Sofa, $3,695 at Jonathan Adler.

30 Baker Furniture Sofa, start bid $250 on eBay.

31 Desi-Lu’s Camel Back Sofa, $749 at Funky Sofa.

32 Chesterfield Sofa, approx. $1,505.40 on eBay.

33 Liam Sofa, $2,425 at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

34 Deep Dream Sofa, £1,657.50 at Graham & Green.

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Shop stylish sofas at Dwell Studio

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British retailer David Phillips offers a large selection of contemporary furnishings. Click here for sofas and more.

 


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Scheming: Meredith and Daniel’s Entry

FINAL  E N T R Y   SCHEME

Jonathan Adler “Greek Key” wallpaper in gray/white
Jonathan Adler  ”Queen Anne” mirror in orange lacquer
Bungalow 5 “Odom” console in gray lacquer
George Nelson “Pear” lamp, YLighting

West Elm “Crescent” bench in whitewashed ash
Timorous Beasties “Butterflies” wallpaper in frost

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THE  P R O C E S S 

I started out by ordering swatches of about a dozen wallpapers. Some were great, others were unpleasant surprises. (Oversize metallic patterns on mylar—no thanks.) My favorite was Timorous Beasties “Thistle Superwide” in black on ivory; no surprise to those of you who read regularly.

Meredith wasn’t crazy about the more illustration-like choices, though eventually “Thistle” grew on her, and she asked about a less bold version.

I liked the idea of doing “Thistle Superwide” in gray on ivory, with Timorous Beasties “Birds’n'Bees” in the powder room. Neither one of us are huge bird fans, but the quality of the papers and the colors look beautiful together. Nevertheless, we decided to hold out for a swatch of the new “Butterflies” paper. We’re still waiting!

I stopped by Jonathan Adler on Newbury to take a look at some furniture and rugs. They had a wall with a console done in  ”George“. Fab!

Cole and Sons “Hicks Hexagon”  |   Jonathan Adler “George”


Photo: Mikkel Vang for Domino

Then it hit me: David Hicks “Hexagon.”  It’s fresh, but timeless. Daniel liked the blue colorway, but Meredith preferred a more subtle pattern, so I put this together:

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Lights: West Elm “Polyhedron” – Sonneman “Castelli” – George Nelson “Pear Criss Cross” – Z Gallerie “Glo” – IKEA “Knappa”
Wallpaper: Ferm Living “Ribbed” –  Kreme “Chevron” – Jonathan Adler “Greek Key”
Consoles: West Elm “Source” – Bungalow 5 “Odom” – World’s Away “Noho”
(Meredith & Daniel’s own octagonal mirror)

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Meredith loved the chevron and the Greek key papers, along with the simple gray lacquer console. Many of the pendants I had chosen only used 60-watt bulbs, so we went with a George Nelson; they’re great functionally, aesthetically, and budget-wise.  Then I added  a couple of other consoles that look pretty with the chevron paper.

Wallpaper: Kreme “Chevrons”
Light: George Nelson “Pear Criss Cross”
Consoles:  Bungalow 5 “Parsons” – Bungalow 5 “Marco” – Bungalow 5 “Odom”

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I also suggested a bench for around the corner, since there was plenty of room, and with a toddler, quite useful. Here’s the “Butterflies” paper that we’re still waiting to see in real life. Love the green; perhaps for the powder room?  Details for the consoles show the lacquered grasscloth finish and nailhead detailing.

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S C H E M E  3

The nailhead console was too short, the white too white (plus, no drawer), so the glossy gray lacquer it is. With a pale gray paper and the console’s simple silhouette, I was afraid the finished look wouldn’t make enough of an impact. Although we never discussed orange for anywhere in the apartment, I couldn’t resist adding this mirror. She loved it!  Yay! Now we need to find somewhere else to put the octagonal mirror.

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And finally . . . 

Do you love it? We do!

I love the quirky silhouette of the mirror paired with the clean-lined console. Its curves, plus that of the classic modern pendant, provide contrast against the pale backdrop of the bold Greek Key pattern, while the shape of the console echoes it. And the orange and glossy gray colors really pop. Can’t wait to see it IRL!

MORE: Scheming: Meredith & Daniel’s Master Bedroom

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